William Edwardes

Hon. William Edwardes

Rush ID: 1536

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1835
Died:
7 October 1896
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Groom-in-waiting to the Queen 1873-1874.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Junior whip
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1536
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8008474
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. EDWARDES, Hon. William (1835-1896)
  2. KENSINGTON, Lord (1835-1896) **

Alternative names

  1. Lord Kensington (a.k.a.)

    - 1886

    title assumed on succession to Irish peerage, until elevation to UK peerage in 1886

Peerages

  1. Lord Kensington

    1st Baron Kensington

    New hereditary

    1886

Constituencies

  1. Haverfordwest District of Boroughs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Defeated contesting Hornsey at 1885 General Election

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Hornsey

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Comptroller of the Royal Household 1880-

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Douglas, Grace Elizabeth

    Year: 1867

Parties

  1. Liberal Party

Local governments

  1. Pembrokeshire County Council

    member

    1892-1894

    Chairman

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Travellers' Club

  3. Devonshire Club

  4. Reform Club